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, chief of war far division. captain greg smith, director of the navy's threet electronic warfare, colonel jim "hook" pryor, chief of air force electronic warfare, and lieutenant colonel jason "dizzy" schuette, head of the warfare branch. guys, welcome. >> thank you. >> colonel he can value, let me start with you but i want to kind of go around the table to get everybody's quick update on ew threats are that your services are facing and what you are doing them to prepare for the future. >> thanks, vag go. appreciate you taking time out to do. this our focus is the enemy's command and control on the battlefield. anything the enemy uses that uses the electromagnetic spectrum, i want to be able to attack it, go ago geeps his sensors, uav, whatever he has on the battlefield that uses the electromagnetic spectrum. we're developing our system that will attack or defend, depending, against all of those. >> that's right, because that's a big consolidation from the multitude of systems you have to be a much more streamlined system. each one of you guys have different challenges. captain smith, you
will give a brief introduction. captain joellen osland was one of the first women excepted to navy flight school. she was the navy's first female helicopter pilot. between 1975 and 1978 she was a plaintiff in a lawsuit that successfully challenges you restrictions on women flying and serving aboard noncombat ships. she has remained politically active throughout her life. next to her is colonel martha mcsally. as an a-10 thunderbolt pilot, she was the first american woman to fly into combat. she completed multiple deployments associated with operations. she was the first woman in u.s. history to command a combat aviation unit during active combat areas in recognition of her leadership, she received a bronze star and air medals. she continues to have illustrious military ends now post military career. ask to her is karen, a retired lieutenant from the canadian forces. -- i'm sorry, a lieutenant commander. the canadian structure is difficult for me. following her service in the canadian forces, she has become a defense on their behalf. she has written several books about women in the canadia
to see with my dear friend senator warner, a decorated navy and marine veteran from world war ii and korean war, a longtime member of this committee. it was good to see him here. he exemplifies and forgive my va centers and for a minute, he exemplifies something that is very important commonwealth. yorktown, appomattox, the pentagon where 9/11 occurred -- there is a ceremony tonight i will be commissioned in -- there is a commission in april. we care very deeply about these events. one in nine virginians birth to death is a veteran. when you add in the guard and reserve and contractors, now you are probably talking about one in three of us. we care very deeply about all that is within dod. let me be plain, the threat that virginians and others are talking about now more than ever is the inability of congress to find a way forward on a reasonable budget compromise. that is what is in the newspapers and the headlines. at the direction of the deputy director, dod is planning for future cuts. i am very worried at the macro level about dod's ability to pursue and execute appropriate n
electricity source. that left two trains stopped for hours between the anacostia and navy yard stations. some people got off and tried to walk. eventually the trains made it to the stations but you can see the chaos as people tried to board shuttle buses. metro says that this incident points to the system problems that need to be improved. >>> we have new information coming into the news4 newsroom about the chain reaction crash on the beltway. the fire department released this picture of 30-year-old lieutenant ryan emmons. he was seriously injured in that crash. doctors say he is improving this morning after they reattached his arm. police say a fire truck was trying to make a u-turn on the beltway when a tractor trailer rear ended it. a jeep was also involved in that crash. the driver and passenger in the jeep and driver of the tractor trailer remain in the hospital this morning. no word on their conditions. three firefighters were treated and released. >>> we have some breaking news. we are following two breaking news stories. shooting outside of a courthouse in kaufmann county, texas. outs
in this business. he had been secretary of the navy under ronald regan and assistant secretary of defense under ronald regan and one of the most decorated veterans of vietnam. united states senator. celebrated author. lawyer. and i thought he made a pretty strong, persuasive case. so did many of us. >> let's turn to cybersecurity. i was pleased that you mentioned cyber security in your initial remarks. they have moved expand its cyber security efforts. i have to talk about colorado. the air force academy is well positioned to train those. would you talk a little more on your take on cyber security and what sort of resources we need. >> i've been to those facilities in colorado a few times and don't know as much about them as you do, but i am familiar with them. they are essential to our national security. cyber, i believe represents as big a threat to the security of this country as any one specific threat. for all the reasons this committee understands. it's an insidious quiet, kind of a threat that we have never quite seen before. it can paralyze a nation in a second. not just a power grid o
will be laid to rest today. an american hero killed on u.s. soil, former navy seal and celebrated author of "american sniper," chris kyle was shot and killed in a gun range yesterday. he was 38 years old. >> reporter: the loss of chris kyle, the u.s. military's most lethal sniper has stunned the military community where he was revered for his skill and heroic service. he wrote the best-selling auto biocography, "american sniper." it details his 150-plus kills of american insurgents. he and another man were killed at rough creek lodge in texas yesterday afternoon. the accused shooter is believed to be a former troubled soldier. 25-year-old eddy ray root of lancaster is believed to have shot the victims around 3:30 in the afternoon. fleeing the lodge in a pickup truck. a 911 call reporting the debets didn't come in until roughly 2 hours later in the afternoon. a motive is unclear am but local texas station wfaa channel 8 is reporting that root suffered post traumatic stress disorder. kyle and chad littlefield had taken root to the range to help him cope and root reportedly turned on the tw
of that but there will be a fight -- there will be fights within the pentagon between the army, navy air force, over who will take the brunt of the spending cuts. in the 1950s when eisenhower put a sharp limit on overall defense spending there was tremendous conflict, the air force and the navy viewed each other the same way we view the communist. >> jennifer: that's what this is so fascinating. you indicate the plot to change the american way of war. a guy like petraeus had to change a great deal. i appreciate you coming our own war room fred kaplan. coming up a special lbgt ed decision of the best of the rest. to remove grease, gunk and flakes. deep. like me. [ male announcer ] head & shoulders deep clean for men. ♪ ♪ >> jennifer: now for a look at the best of the rest the stories i don't want you progressives to miss on this wednesday evening. tonight we're lbgt themed. on this date in 1961 jfk gave his fist state of the union address, and he talked about the economy, our role in the world and equality. take a listen. >> the denial of constitutional rights to some of o
. iraqi insurgents called him the devil. the this morning the former navy s.e.a.l. who wrote about making more than 150 sniper kills is dead. cnn has learned chris kyle was shot to death at a gun range near ft. worth, texas, yesterday along with another man. kyle is perhaps best known for penning the book, american sniper. it details his four combat tours in iraq. staerted a foundation to help veterans battling posttraumatic stress disorder. the gunman accused of killing him was a former marine who suffered from ptsd. our pentagon correspondent barbara starr joins me by phone. barbara, you've been dicking into this. what more do you know? >> this sad story emerged late last night, randi. the pentagon is trying to assemble what they can at this point about the service record of chris kyle and the man taken into custody, 25 years old. he was caught by police in texas after a brief pursuit, has been arraigned on two counts of capital murder. another man was shot along with chris kyle at this shooting range. the initial reports are that the men had gathered there and they were helping this fo
of islands that can be used to basically bought the chinese navy from moving into the western pacific from the east china sea. they have been a source of daily confrontations on the sea and in the air between japan and china. you have to administration, one in china, one in japan. there is a hardening of positions on both sides, there is the usual diplomatic feeling, but i haven't talked to anyone who takes a particularly seriously. and we are one ep three away from potentially a major conflict between japan and china. i think there will be a war? now. on the other hand, the tension the domestic tensions in both countries would not be very easy to solve. either before conflict or after conflict, it is going to lose an enormous amount of credibility and influence in the region. both sides know that, and that is why they are now moving or word to getting much closer to war. the third thing is managing the broader relationship. so i will wrap up my comments here. despite the missteps of china over the last couple of months, it was revealed to be an iron fist in a velvet glove. the territorial
charged with fatally shooting former navy seal chris kyle was an iraqi war veteran that kyle was trying to counsel. kyle earned a reputation as one of america's deadliest military snipers. his friend chad littlefield was also killed at a gun range. the suspect, 25-year-old eddie routh used a semiautomatic handgun when he allegedly shot kyle and littlefield at the shooting range on saturday evening. authorities are still trying to figure out what sparked the shooting. >>> funeral services for former new york city mayor ed koch began just a while ago. pallbearers brought in the casket to temple emanu-el this morning. president clinton will speak on behalf of president obama. mayor bloomberg will deliver the eulogy. the former city mayor died on friday at the age of 88. >>> coming up next, howard and the forecast. >> jc, it's a chilly start to the weekend. a little snow is on the way. i want to show you the satellite and radar. you can see in ohio we've got a little bit of snow approaching pennsylvania. and our clouds starting to thicken up. i'll have the forecast for you, details on the s
snipers in u.s. history. he once shot a target more than a mile away. he was a highly decorated navy seal, seven medals of bravery. >> michael hastings joins us with this segment as well. when you read in kyle's history you read that he had five tours in iraq. there are reports that he killed as many as 160 people. what are your thoughts on this story? >> i think it's very much laudatory that he was trying to help a 25-year-old veteran with ptsd. kyle had great success with his book. he became somewhat of a celebrity in the military community, and he was trying to use that in a positive way bringing a kid out to a shooting range. i know people might think that's odd, why would you take someone with ptsd to a range and around gunfire. there were people who would go back in the war zone to relive the experience but instead have a positive result at the end of it. there are different things that people are trying to do to combat those things and it sound like that's what they were trying to do in this case. >> did you know chris kyle at all? >> no, i reached out to him when i did a story on
.s. -- enlisted in the u.s. navy to fight in world war ii. that was the start of his great career in public service, and john, i am proud to be here by your side. mr. chairman, i spent a lot of time sitting in your seat, and congratulations on not having to do that today -- >> i don't know how long it will last, but thanks for pointing it out. >> you and senator mccain have effectively guided this committee in its important role as an compelling voice for defense. you have managed to pass authorization bills even during contentious times. thank you both for your dedicated service to our nation. i am confident that you and senator inhofe will continue this tradition, and that senator mccain will still be a very, very valuable member and a voice on this committee. i believe our nation is fortunate to have a nominee for secretary of defense with the character and the experience and courage and leadership that chuck hagel would bring to this position. first, chuck is acutely aware that even in an age of rapid technological advances, our military capability and effectiveness depend on the qualit
in u.s. military history killed at a shooting at a texas gun range. chris kyle a navy seal that served in four tours in iraq. he and another man were gunned down by a former soldier who kyle was reportedly helping with post-traumatic stress disorder. eddie ray roth has been charged with two counts of murder. molly is live with more on this tragic story. >> chris kyle the u.s. military's most deadly sniper and another man were both killed at rough creek lodge 50 miles southwest of fort worth texas. authorities have identified the shooter as man from lancaster now in police custody. they confirmed that he was a decorated corporal that has been deployed to iraq and served in haiti. he is believed to have shot kyle and his friend, chad littlefield at close range before fleeing the lodge area in kyle's stolen pickup truck. a motive remains unclear but he suffered from post-traumatic stress syndrome. kyle had taken him to the range in an effort to help him cope and was reportedly turned on the two men. after the murders, texas authorities said he drove to his sister's house and told her and
tried to help. >> navy seal chris kyle was found dead at a texas gun range on saturday. melanie alnwick is live with more on what happened. >> chris kyle earned a reputation as the mill tear aye's most lethal sniper. friends say he died doing what he loved. his best selling autobiography during four towers in iraq. they were both killed at the rough creek lodge 50 miles west of fort worth. the shooter is believed to be a troubled shooter. he is believed to have turn had had and shot the man in the back and fled in kyle's pick-up truck. he was considered a true american patriot and appeared on fox news channel where he talked about his love of country. >> you have to show respect. that flag is red , white and blue. the red stands for blood spilled. all throughout our history. you are not going out to kill people. you are going out to save americans. >> chris kyle left the navy in 2009. he dealt with own post war struggles and established a charity. faces two counts of capitol murder. chris kyle and chad littlefield both leave behind families. back to you. >> thank you very much. >> the d
, retired astronaut, navy captain and husband of former congresswoman gabrielle giffords who was shot two years ago. he and his wife launched a new group, "americans for responsible solutions." captain, let's start with your wife's dramatic testimony before a senate committee this week. >> you must act. be bold. be courageous, americans are counting on you. >> chris: how is gabby doing? >> she's doing great, chris. you know, she enjoyed being there. in front of the senate. it was a little bit of having her former job back, in a sense. being on capitol hill. >> chris: let's get to this debate. because your wife's shooting raises some of the questions at the core of the gun control controversy. jared loughner had been suspended from college because of concerns that he posed a danger to others and yet he was able to go to a store in tucson, pass the background check and buy the gun he used to shoot your wife. so, the question is, what good does it do to make more people go through these background checks when jared loughner with his problems was able to pass a background check? >> that is a
was a navy corpsman, and my experience is that e7, e8, e9 ratings, chief petty officer to master chief, those ratings tend to run the outfit that i have been involved in. we have had officers who have come aboard our ship, junior officers, and the chiefs were the ones who kind of took them in hand and showed them the ropes about how to operate. i think having an enlisted man with that kind of experience will be helpful as far as the defense department is concerned. he will know what the enlisted man is facing on the ground. that is all i have to say right now. host: in fact, here is a picture of chuck hagel in vietnam in 1968. this is in the "financial times" this morning. "hagel nomination debate revise vietnam coasts." "with the election of mr. obama, who was 14 when the war ended, the u.s. appeared to have escaped the deficit legacy of vietnam that clouded politics for generations. if mr. hagel is confirmed, the three most prominent figures apart from the president in the countries foreign policy debates -- mr. kerry in the state department, mr. hagel at the pentagon, and mr. mccain, will
-- 68 years ago this month, john warner and listed in the u.s. navy to fight in world war ii. that was the start of his great career in public service, and john, i am proud to be here by your side. mr. chairman, i spent a lot of time sitting in your seat, and congratulations on not having to do that today -- >> i don't know how long it will last, but thanks for pointing it out. >> you and senator mccain have effectively gutted this committee in its important role as a compel -- guided this committee in its important role as an compelling voice for defense did you have managed to pass opposition bills even during contentious times -- authorization bills even during contentious times. thank you both for your dedicated service to our nation. i am confident that you and senator inhofe will continue this tradition, and that senator mccain will still be a very, very valuable member and a voice on this committee. i believe our nation is fortunate to have a nominee for secretary of defense with the character and the experience and courage and leadership that chuck hagel would bring t
position the bottom of a strategically important chain of islands that could block the chinese navy from the east china sea. they have been a source of daily confrontations on the sea and now in the air between japan and china. you have two new administrations, one in china, one in japan. there is a hardening of positions on both sides. there's the usual diplomatic feelers, but i haven't talked to anyone who takes them marley seriously. and we are -- particularly seriously. and we are one ep3 incident away from potentially a major conflict. do i think it'd be a war? no. on the other hand, the domestic tensions in both countries, i think, mean this would not be very easy to solve. and whoever backs down either before conflict or after conflict is going to lose an enormous amount of credibility and influence in the region. both sides know that, and that's why they are now moving forward to getting much closer to war. the third thing is managing this broader china relationship, and here's where i'll link it back to what dani said and wrap up my comments. this is the long game. i think that
that could be used to, basically, block the chinese navy from moving into the western pacific from the east china sea. they have been a source of daily confrontations on the sea and now in the air between japan and china. you have two new administrations, one in china, one in japan. there is a hardening of positions on both sides. there's the usual diplomatic feelers, but i haven't talked to anyone who takes them particularly seriously. and we are one ep3 incident away from potentially a major conflict between japan and china. now, do i think it would be a war? no. on the other hand, the tensions and the domestic tensions in both countries, i think, mean that this would not be very easy to solve. and whoever backs down either before conflict or after conflict is going to lose an enormous amount of credibility and influence in the region. both sides know that, and that's why they are now moving forward to getting much closer to war. the third thing is managing this broader, broader china relationship. and here's where i'll link it back to what dani said and wrap up my comments. this is the l
people in the medical field that we would need to have all hands on deck to use a navy term. this gets into an emotional arg argument wiquickly why we shouldn't be letting women serve in the military and why they shouldn't be registering. if we tieing citizenship obligation to the ability to defend if whatever capacity you are available the restrictions should be lifted there. >> we have done that through the beginning of time and we haven't that at age 18 to 25. it is potential we would. she is right congress would have to pass a law to make law what the pentagon's policy would do. that's the normal course of order. what normally happens when the pentagon issues a policy they create a report send it over to congress and congress acts based on the recommendation. you tell me. should fathers and mothers at home be preparing themselves for having their soon to be 18-year-olds registers for a draft? >> i don't know how soon something like that would happen. i am the father of two boys. if i had daughters i don't think i would want them to be compelled. you are a lawyer any argument taken
yesterday of a former navy seal chris kyle, a man who wrote "american sniper" credited with the largest number of confirmed kills of any american soldier ever. he and another man gunned down at a texas gun range. >>guest: if you want to stop violence in the country, here is what you do. first if you want do protect our kids, you put armed security in schools. i am not talking about arming teachers but police officers and certified professional security people. there is not a parent that wants the kids unprotected. in atlanta this past week, arm securities stopped a shooting in an atlanta school the stopped it. here is the problem, with that, sir, though, if you arm people at schools, a lot of the people are not just motivated to kill people in schools, they want to kill people and if the school is too tough they go do a movie theater like james holmes, or to a shopping center, they will go to a gun range and kill chris kyle. >>guest: so the rest of the it, you fix the mental health system. every police officer knows people on the state that should be institutionalized because we have em
sequestration that guts our military and navy fleet and guts our marine corps and army in a a way we can't afford in a dangerous world. at the same time we have to recognize we better get our spending under control. dod can contribute to that by cutting fat. being smarter how it spends the dollars it does have. ultimately we have got to find courage in washington to get it under control. >> you mentioned gutting our fleet. what's going to happen in something happens in north north korea. >> let's ships, training, and therefore less deploimentsd. these carrier groups are not going to be able to get out to be where they need to be and do what they need to do if they don't have the money on the front end. that is what you will see down the line. navy project power. 70% of the world is water. 80% live near water. this is how america projects power. if we allow i'm an army guy. we need our navy. and we need it strong and ability to project and cutting it and gutting it, we cannot afford it in this dangerous world today. >> all right, pete. thank you so much. we have to leave it there who are
's the automatic target to shrink. it's harder to shrink the navy and air force. you have a certain amount of equipment you have to fly and sail and a certain amount of staffing you have to have in order to do it. >> holman: but thomas donnelly thinks further service personnel cuts would be unwise. >> my view is that the force is too small. it's been too small for a long time. we could not fight iraq and afghanistan properly at the same time. we've always had a so-called "two-war construct" so we could do two things at once. and that's kind of the definition of what it's been to be a global power. >> holman: another way to make budget reductions could come from reforming what's called tricare, the health care insurance system for soldiers, their families, and retired veterans, according to adams. >> the health care system is as out of control as health care costs in the country as a whole, and expensively administered. it's now a $50 billion a year system going up to $60 billion a year very quickly. it's about 10% of the defense budget just in the health care system. >> holman: those cover
when he was a pilot in the united states navy. is he a good pilot or bad pilot? yes or no. there could have been a malfunction in one of the aircraft. they are trying to pigeonhole chuck hagel as a dove, someone who is not going to seek the strong interests of the united states, and isn't schooled up on policy. i remember that surge in iraq. there was a raging debate in this country as to how involved we would have to get to finish off what we started in iraq and senator hagel was against it at the time because he was thinking about the amount of resources and money we were going to spend that wasn't being accounted for. and so it's a complex answer. it's not a yes or no answer which, of course, mccain likes to put into a box. the other thing about syria, where is the march? where is the cry from the american peel right now to go get involved in somebody else's war? we don't have the resources right now. you can't put a number on death before we do get involved in something like this. and the american people aren't yearning to get into another conflict in syria. it's not our fight righ
to say in vietnam. this is navy pilot john mccain with his squadron in 1965 before he was captured. hagel made reference to the vantage point an enlisted man has in war. >> i saw it from the bottom. i saw what happens. i saw the consequences and the suffering and the horror of war. so i did question a surge. i always ask the question, is this going to be worth the sacrifice, because there will be sacrifice. in the surge case in iraq, we lost almost 1,200 dead americans during that surge and thousands of wounded. now, was it required? was it necessary? senator mccain has his own opinion on that shared by others. i'm not sure. i'm not that certain that it was required. >> you know, the horror of vietnam, where i wasn't -- i always point that out -- the guys who were, into the jungle, fighting an enemy you couldn't see. there were no p.o.w.s in the jungle wars. they didn't take prisoners. you know, what we did with ours, we turned ours over for god knows what kind of treatment. that was a horrible war. the p.o.w.s were the pilots shot down and used as bargaining chips, but the war itself was
and the reserve and i'm working for the navy. good afternoon, again. my question is do you think we're in risk of the same mistake we saw after vietnam in losing the expertise with the potential sequester and the possibility of losing special operations funding and the hard, expertise of our special operators? >> yeah. yeah we are. first, the difn budget is already coming down and needs to come down a lot. the -- defense budget has gotten huge and based upon the nation's finances we have to bring it down. i think the process is already underway. what people talk about defense they talk about we need to spend three or 4% of gdp for defense. i think that's a dumb approach. you need to spend as much foreign defense as you need to defend yourself. it was designed to be something so that sane people would never let it happen. [laughter] we confused the last part. because what happens is now if you sequester in 2013 and you don't make the decision until early spring, they only have the rest of the fiscal year to execute that. they have to take the cut about the last six or seven month of the years.
shooting range. chris kyle, a decorated former navy s.e.a.l. who not only survived four combat tours in iraq but was hailed as perhaps the deadliest sniper in u.s. military history, was shot and killed on saturday by a troubled fellow soldier, a man he was trying to help. nbc news chief pentagon correspondent jim miklaszewski joins us with the latest on this. what are police and witnesses saying happened here and where things went so wrong for chris kyle? >> well, police in texas have one suspect in custody. eddie ray routh, a marine corps reservist, 25 years old, who apparently, according to reports, was suffering from ptsd. now, chris kyle and other veterans there in texas would often try to independently help those with ptsd by taking them to shooting ranges to sort of blow off steam. now, according to officials in texas, this was the first time that kyle and his friend had met eddie ray routh at this shooting range about 50 miles outside ft. worth on saturday, when suddenly and allegedly, routh opened fire with a hand gun at point-blank range allegedly again killing both kyle and
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